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Re: [gNewSense-users] KFV work started.

From: Karl Goetz
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] KFV work started.
Date: Sun, 17 Feb 2008 09:31:34 +1030

On Sat, 2008-02-16 at 18:46 +0000, Lee McCafferty wrote:
> > Some files that I checked did not have licences, so I will report
> > these as potential bugs, when I get a chance.  If bugs like this are
> > reported, we will have to define a mechanism to reporting them to
> > or wherever, so that the kernel is in a better legal
> > position, for the future.
> I have just adopted drivers/acorn and the very first file had no license
> info, just a copyright attribution. In a situation like this, would it
> not be presumed that it is licensed under GPLv2 ? I would have thought
> that if a particular license is not specified it would be GPL by
> default. I could be very wrong, but that was my initial impression. 

Is there a public copy of the file somewhere? Unless it specifies a
licence we dont really have permission to use it. Or is this a file with
no licence in a project which is marked as gpl[something]?

> Lee

Karl Goetz <address@hidden>

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